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    Elvis Presley - Personally Owned and Concert-Used Gibson Guitar. Certainly the finest and most sought after Elvis Presley instrument outside of Graceland, this 1963 black Gibson J200 acoustic guitar features a burgundy pick guard with four yellow flowers running along a yellow vine. There is a black, white, red, and yellow Kenpo Karate sticker at the base of the instrument (Elvis practiced the art of Karate and added this sticker to the guitar in honor of Ed Parker and Kenpo Karate). This particular instrument, which has serial number 61952, was given to Elvis as a gift during a recording session at Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee in the 1960s. It was later passed on to "The King's" chief personal aide Marty Lacker at Graceland in 1976. Lacker was one of Elvis' closest friends and served as the best man at his 1967 wedding in Las Vegas. Acquired directly from Marty Lacker, this piece was formerly on display at the world famous Elvis-A-Rama in Las Vegas, Nevada for a number of years before being purchased in a private sale. Included with the guitar is a signed letter of authenticity from Marty Lacker, framed with two color photos of Elvis on stage playing this very instrument. This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of the most important Elvis Presley artifacts on earth. Cataloged and guaranteed by Startifacts.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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